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Indexer Copyeditor Consultant

Posted 8 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 23 July 2022
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Job Description:

  • The Indexer/Copyeditor Contractor works as part of a team that accurately creates, enters, edits, and maintains product information elements (metadata) for all client products.

  • The Indexer/Copyeditor Contractor focuses on ensuring completeness, accuracy, and suitability of all metadata.

  • The Indexer/Copyeditor Contractor is also an energetic and creative troubleshooter who works with a wide variety of people regarding all issues related to content.

  • The ideal candidate should be an avid consumer of media, including books/periodicals (audio and digital reader), websites, blogs, and other digital content sources. He/she is also a self-starter with impeccable organizational and analytical skills, a confident and upbeat communicator via written and verbal business communication skills, highly organized and detail oriented, and able to thrive in a high-energy entrepreneurial environment.

  • Previous proofreading and/or copyediting experience is required.

Key Accountabilities:

  • The Indexer/Copyeditor Contractor proofreads and fact checks all product descriptions and supporting information prior to releasing a product to be published to  marketplaces.

  • Key elements such as a product's price, on-sale date, territory rights, availability, provider, royalty earner, associated Amazon ASIN code, and all taxonomy elements are top priority areas of review. The Indexer/Copyeditor Contractor also provides QA for companies style in product descriptions, data consistency, and related product linking for all product metadata.

  • The Indexer/Copyeditor Contractor needs to meet daily copyediting quotas and complete prioritized processing requests.


  • The Indexer/Copyeditor Contractor may need to research, edit, rewrite, or occasionally create descriptions for products.

  • The Indexer/Copyeditor Contractor may need to research and assemble positive product review “blurbs” to be added to product descriptions.

Skills/Experience Requirements:

  • BA/BS or equivalent degree, preferably in Humanities

  • Editorial experience preparing online content

  • Proofreading experience; copyediting experience a plus

  • Working knowledge of database concepts (including Excel skills) and best practices

  • Demonstrated multi-tasking and problem-solving skills in a fast-paced, time sensitive environment

  • Demonstrated ability to work with a wide variety of people

  • Demonstrated focused attention to detail

  • Highly organized

  • Technical proficiency in Windows operating environment

  • An avid consumer of online media, including books (audio and print), websites, blogs, and other digital content sources.

  • A confident and upbeat communicator via written and verbal business communication skills.

  • Minimum one year professional proofreading, copyediting, and fact-checking experience in publishing

  • Minimum one year experience in Web-based publishing environment

  • Familiarity with social media and Web-based research tools (e.g., Google, Good reads)

  • Basic familiarity with SEO concepts

About ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities.

ASK Consulting is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates.